News Release: Reclamation Increases Flows in the Stanislaus River
From the Bureau of Reclamation:
“On Sunday, October 13, the Bureau of Reclamation will begin increasing releases from Goodwin Dam into the Stanislaus River. These releases will be in the form of two pulses. The first will begin on October 13, and will increase to 900 cubic-feet-per-second on October 14, then drop to 450 cfs on October 17. The second pulse will begin at 1:00 a.m. on October 23, and will ramp up quickly to a peak of about 2,000 cfs by 1:00 p.m. On October 24, the releases will begin gradually decreasing, reaching about 200 cfs by November 22.
“The higher releases are necessary to meet the fall fishery pulse flow requirements according to the National Marine Fisheries Service Biological Opinion.”